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Monday, November 24, 2008

Fair Isle Christmas Hat 08

Here is my fairest, latest Fair Isle Style Hat. It is also known as color stranding technique. It is my own design, with the help of Some charts from different areas and the template from Ruth Sorensen. I am very proud of this hat.
It is done with Karabella Aurora 8 , one of the merino yarns that I fancy a lot to make this kind of hat as it is very soft. The White is Encore with 75 % Acrylic and 25% wool, which is perfect for around the forehead and if it gets dirty , it is easy to clean.
Back side view which shows all the different kinds of graphs and let me tell you I had to improvise at the end. I actually did a double decrease every other row and I liked the way it looks at the end, which was finished with a Kitchener stitch closure.
He is looking at you babe and wishing you a Happy Thanks Giving, thanks for stopping by!

7 comments:

Natrah Norlin said...

Nice hat (wink)

JudithNYC said...

A few people have told me that Puerto Ricans are one of the prettiest/handsomest people on Earth, and I think about that every time I come by for a "visit". I think it's how naturally flirtatious we are. A perfect example being how you look into that camera. Makes me think of my uncles and cousins.


I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please
And to a man
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees
Then they swarm around me
A hive of honey bees.
I say
It's the fire in my eyes
And the flash of my teeth
The swing of my waist
And the joy in my feet.
(Maya Angelou)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU AND YOUR PARTNER!!!

PS I think it hilarious how my password is "sucia". I swear I have no impure thoughts, little bro.

Riohnna said...

Wow. Great hat! Ewe, my dear, are quite photogenic!

Calvin said...

Very nice hat, Andy. Happy Thanksgiving to you, as well.

enthusiastic crochetoholic said...

Love the hat, very nicely knitted. You will have quite an array of Christmas hats soon.

enthusiastic crochetoholic said...

Love the hat, very nicely knitted. You will have quite an array of Christmas hats soon.

April said...

Very handsome! Great hat, too! ;)